American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river of southwest Alaska flowing about 965 km (600 mi) southwest to Kuskokwim Bay, an inlet of the Bering Sea.
“Two Montanans and I got flown into the Kuskokwim Mountains out of Aniak, AK in 1996.”
“Four major rivers, the Yukon, Tanana, Koyukuk, and upper Kuskokwim, provide the area's outstanding hydrologic features.”
“Two large braided rivers, the lower Yukon and the Kuskokwim, flow out of the province to the southwest.”
“Selawik/Kobuk/Noatak stable 400 no immediate threats Seward Peninsula stable350no immediate threats Yukon/Kuskokwim”
“Yukon/Kuskokwim 750 up 25 no immediate threats Northern Bristol Bay”
“Downstream, the Kuskokwim lowlands flattened out — no more canyon walls, no more bluffs: slow water and flat country and easy going.”
“Then we'd slip into the Kuskokwim lowlands, where the river carves channels through square-mile gravel bars and unravels in braids until it flows into the larger Aniak.”
“Younger children splashed in the foggy green water of the Kuskokwim, even though by August they would still lose feeling in their ankles after only a few moments of submersion.”
“The year Daniel was eight, he spent July walking barefoot along the banks of the Kuskokwim.”
“When Daniel imagined hell, he saw the vast white wasteland of the Yukon-Kuskokwim delta where he'd grown up.”
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